Testimonials

"After doing numerous yoga classes for over a decade, I really enjoy Iyengar style yoga. I feel that I have a much better understanding of the correct way to move into & hold a pose even if Im not quite there yet - I know what I'm aiming to do. The thing I enjoy about yoga is that the more you do it the more you learn about your body & what it is capable of. It is also fun even if Elaine is pushing us beyond what we think we are capable of! I always feel better after a yoga class with Elaine." A.Gallie

I was lucky enough to live in the same street as Helen Graham when she started running Iyengar Yoga classes in her home studio many years ago. In this small & intimate setting of classes around 12, I learned yoga in a way that Id never done before. The previous yoga classes I had attended elsewhere had never placed much focus on really aligning the body and getting to the heart of the postures in the way Helen did. I was bereft when Helen moved away, as the other classes I subsequently tried didn't have the discipline in posture control that I'd been used to and I found them unsatisfying. However, I was then delighted to find that Elaine, who had trained with Helen, was carrying on this depth of teaching, to the same rigorous standards, at a local school. I have continued to attend classes there since. The classes are still fairly small, so you get great personal & individual attention. I would Highly recommend Iyengar Yoga for those who really want to understand posture alignment & control, to get the most out of their yoga practice." S. Marr

"I have been attending Elaine's Thursday night Yoga for 2 years now. Having suffered extreme pain from sacroiliac dysfunction for 5 years, I attended physio in conjunction with Elaine's classes & I'm now virtually pain free. I look forward to my yoga class each week, as within that 1 hour, Elaine helps you forget about your daily stresses, makes the classes fun and gives some tough workouts which leave you buzzing. Thanks Elaine." A. Borthwick

"Elaine's Iyengar yoga classes are just brilliant. I've been going for around 12 months now and can really feel a huge difference in my fitness and flexibility.  Elaine is a fantastic teacher, spending time with everyone individually to make sure we understand what we are doing, and how to push ourselves to do that little bit extra. Her classes are friendly, fun and relaxed and everyone works to their own level and pace. I have been to a few yoga classes and find Elaine's style and approach among the very best. I would highly recommend it to anyone thinking of giving yoga a try. Just do it! Thanks Elaine for all your help and advice. I really look forward to my weekly class (quite unusual for me with any fitness activity!)". K. Daly

 "I love Elaine's class - I always feel so much better afterwards (the Monday night sleep is always the best of the week!) and coming to yoga has made such a difference to my stiff achy bits - I used to think only physio would help but it has been amazing to see and feel the difference it has made to me.  I could go on about how wonderful it has been getting to know some of the girls in the class as well as getting fit, and how reassuring it is to go to a class that is perfect for all ages, shapes and sizes, but don't want to sound too much like an Oscar awards night speech!" J. Wright

 

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